The Canberra Liberals have called on the ACT Government to conduct more than an internal analysis into December 2020’s $500,000 ChooseCBR discount voucher trial before commencing an expanded $2 million iteration later this year.
Canberra businesses are concerned about the loss of expected Christmas and New Year custom from Sydney and other COVID-19 hotspots.
The ChooseCBR discount voucher scheme trial has been extended three days on the back of modest uptake, meaning it will continue through to Christmas Eve.
The ACT Government’s 12-day ChooseCBR discount voucher scheme trial launched this morning with over 250 local businesses signed up.
Just under a week out from launch, over 150 Canberra small businesses have registered for the ChooseCBR discount voucher program.
Five daily discount vouchers will be available to Canberrans in a bid to encourage local spending in the lead-up to Christmas. In a trial, the ACT Government’s ‘ChooseCBR’ initiative will offer anyone over...